Research Fellow / Fellow in Modern or Contemporary Chinese Studies

Canberra, Australia
18 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B or Level C
Salary package: $94,287 - $127,025 per annum plus 17% superannuation Employment Type: Full time, Fixed term 2 years

Position overview

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. 

The Australian Centre on China in the World is a research institution established to enhance the existing capabilities of the ANU. It aims to be an integrated, world-leading institution for Chinese Studies and the understanding of the Chinese world - the People's Republic of China, the Hong Kong and Macau Special Administrative Regions, as well as Taiwan and the Chinese diaspora.

The Research Fellow / Fellow will conduct research in modern or contemporary Chinese studies and publish findings in appropriate high-quality journals, edited collections or in monographs, or in other means of research dissemination as well as contributing to CIW’s education program.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD relevant to modern or contemporary China and will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to research, teaching and the supervision of research students. Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are also required.

Applicants should familiarise themselves with the websites of the Centre at

For more information, please contact Dr Benjamin Penny on T: 02 6125 6158 or E:

Closing date:  17 September 2017

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.